Lewis James Pierce, Jr., “Lewie” age 98, of Chester, PA, died Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Fair Acres Nursing Home. Lewis was born April 19, 1921, and was a Chester High School graduate, Class of 1939. Lewie was employed at Sun Ship Building & Dry Dock Company. He then served as a proud Veteran of the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 1st Class during WWII. After returning from the Pacific, Lewie was employed as an Electrician with Local IBEW Union #654, working on construction jobs all around the Delaware Valley area until he retired.
Predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Doris M. Lewis Pierce; his parents, the late Lewis J. and Mildred (Williams) Pierce and sister Estell.
Nieces and nephews, notably close to Diane Lewis, Lynda (Andy) Scheerer and Tina Culbertson and several grand-nephews and nieces, notably Kathryn Scheerer and Jack Scheerer.
Funeral services and interment will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Purple Heart Donations for Veterans